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This dissertation is part of the collection entitled: This document discusses all of the editions listed above, and provides background information on Pierre Louys, his friendship with Debussy, and the origins of Les Chansons de Bilitis. Connect facebook twitter youtube instagram tumblr.

In OctoberLouys tried to persuade Debussy to accompany a singer in a performance of the Bilitis songs in conjunction with a lecture on the poems to be given by Achille Segard.

Visit our Help Pages. A discussion of the original stage music and its resulting transcriptions. Though Louys’ amiable ruse was quickly uncovered, his contemporaries were greatly impressed with the poems’ skillful, evocative blending of the antique and the modern, the erotic and the spiritual: Log In Log In.

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Author Lees, Susan J. Amazon Business Service for business customers. The book became a sought-after cult item among the 20th-century lesbian underground and was only reprinted officially in the s.

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The poems were taken from a volume of poems and three epitaphs entitled, Les Chansons de Pieere, which were published in Some features of this site may not work without it. View a full description of this dissertation. Metadata Show full item record. Related Items Other items on this site that are directly related to the current dissertation.


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This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? This second edition had a title page that read: The preparation of these editions of the incidental music was greatly aided by the fact that Debussy reworked six movements of Les Chansons de Bilitis for piano four-hands in and titled them Six Epigraphes antiques.

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Three years later, he sketched some tiny pieces for two flutes, two harps and celesta to accompany a reading of twelve more of the Bilitis poems at a Paris newspaper office, but abandoned the project before it was completed. See all free Kindle reading apps. Seventy years later, the first lesbian organization would call itself the Daughters of Bilitis.

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The theatrical performances were directed by Kathleen Juhl, who also performed the recitation of the poems. Don’t have a Kindle? Advisor Bailey, Walter B. Get to Know Us. In the spring ofDebussy added three exquisite settings for voice and piano to the repertory inspired by Louys’ verses.


Several editions have since been produced with newly composed celesta parts.

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The composer’s biographer Oscar Thompson noted that these three songs not pieere “place him beside Wolf and Mussorgsky as a supreme master of word painting,” but also “give play to that deep-seated sensualism, that love of the voluptuous, which stamped Debussy as a hedonist and a sybarite.

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The Songs of Bilitis are separated into three cycles, each representative of a phase of Bilitis’ life: Other items on this site that are directly related to the current dissertation. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment.

Board of Directors National Trustees. The music was not published during his lifetime and the celesta part did not survive. Degree Doctor of Musical Arts.

Search Search Inside Search Related or search this site for other thesis or dissertations. In the second stage Elegies her relationship with her beloved Mnasidika turns cold and ends in estrangement, prompting her to relocate once again.

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